Roman Martyrology, May 28th

This Day, the Twenty-Eight Day of May

At Canterbury, in England, Saint Augustine, bishop, mentioned on the 26th of this month.

In Sardinia, the holy martyrs Emilius, Felix, Priam, and Lucian, who were crowned after having combated for Chirst.

At Chartres, in France, under the emperor Domitian, Saint Caraunus, martyr, who was beheaded, and thus acquired the glory of martyrdom.

At Corinth, Saint Helconides, martyr, who was first subjected to torments in the reign of the emperor Gordian, under the governor Perennius, and then again tortured under his successor Justin. But being liberated by an angel, she had her breasts cut off, was exposed to wild beasts and to fire, and at length terminated her martyrdom by decapitation.

Also, the martyrdom of the Saints Crescens, Dioscorides, Paul, and Helladius.

At Thecua, in Palestine, the saintly monks who became martyrs by being killed by the Saracens, in the time of Theodosius the Younger. Their sacred remains were gathered by the inhabitants of the place and preserved with the greatest veneration.

At Paris, Saint Germanus, bishop and confessor, whose celebrity for holiness, merit, and miracles, has been transmitted to us by the writings of bishop Fortunatus.

At Milan, Saint Senator, bishop, very renowned for virtues and learning.

At Urgel, in Spain, Saint Justus, bishop.

At Florence, Saint Podius, bishop and confessor.

And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.

V: All ye Holy Martyrs, pray for us
R: Thanks be to God

– Roman Martyrology, 1914, revised edition with the imprimatur of Cardinal James Gibbons